Friday, August 22, 2003

Ghost Rider | Comics

An ancient curse that passed through family bloodlines, created by the demon Zarathos for gathering more powers at his disposal led him to conflicts with Mephisto. In a challenge between them Mephisto defeated him with tricks and claimed the Spirits of Vengeance for himself. For ages he seeks of a mystical artifact named the Medallion of Power that holds the essence of the Spirits of Vengeance.

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Ghost Rider | Comics

From the 18th century he had been keeping an eye on the Kale family firstborn of every generation and finally he locked his mind on stunt rider Johnny Blaze. Throughout a series of family tragedies, Johnny eventually discovers his mystic heritage and become the Ghost Rider.

Having his girlfriend Roxanne Simpson at his side he moved to American Southwest after he made his way back to earth from hell, Johnny starts fighting evil with his newly gained mystical powers. He has banded the team of The Champions along with Black Widow, Angel, Iceman of the X-Men and Hercules after he moved from San Francisco as his powers grew out of control.

He was also a member of an ad-hoc Fantastic Four team with Hulk, Spider-Man and Wolverine. He used to hang out with one of the short lived version of Heroes for Hire too and fought Hulk during World War Hulk. Johnny eventually discovers the existence of two other Ghost Riders; Danny Ketch and Robbie Reyes and served as Danny’s mentor. On the wheels of Hellfire, the Ghost Riders fight demons whipping the fiery chain of mystic flames.

For more information on Ghost Rider comics series, you can check out these links below.

Ghost Rider (Comics) Wikipedia

Ghost Rider (Comics) Marvel Wikia

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The Spirit of Vengeance

Here is your links to buy "Ghost Rider" comics from Marvel Comics on Amazon.

Ghost Rider – Trail of Tears (Softcover)

Ghost Rider – Trail of Tears (Hardcover)

Essential Ghost Rider Vol 01

The Champions Classic Vol 01

What If? Classic Vol 03

Essential Ghost Rider Vol 02

Ghost Rider Team-Up

Essential Ghost Rider Vol 03

What If? Classic Vol 05

Essential Ghost Rider Vol 04

Ghost Rider – Resurrected

Ghost Rider – Danny Ketch Classic Vol 01

The New Fantastic Four – Monsters Unleashed

Ghost Rider/Wolverine – Acts of Vengeance

Ghost Rider – Danny Ketch Classic Vol 02

Ghost Rider is a fictional comic book character with a supernatural origin from Marvel Comics. Created by Gary Friedrich, Roy Thomas (Avengers, Captain Marvel) and Mike Ploog, the character was first introduced back in 1972.

Apart from many solo ongoing series and appearances on other books, where he teamed up with other heroes like DeadpoolHulk, Punisher, Spider-Man, Venom and Wolverine, Ghost Rider sometimes play cameo roles in different ongoing titles featuring various other heroes.

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The Supernatural Hunters

The story of the Johnny Blaze character was adopted for a 2007 motion picture Ghost Rider and its 2012 sequel Ghost Rider – Spirit of Vengeance, starring actor Nicolas Cage as the titular character.

In Season 4 of the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Ghost Rider was a prominent character who was at the center of the main plot. The Robbie Reyes version of the character was adapted for the show which is played by Gabriel Luna.
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